Programme Manager - VAT/Tax Accountant Project Management

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Location : Dubai
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The Company

A regional conglomerate with interests in commercial, real estate, banking, and hospitality, is looking for a tax accountant with experience leading and executing change projects to join their team. The role will be a fixed term contract with a minimum of a year, with a likelihood of extension or permanent role based on performance. This role would suit a qualified accountant, with experience managing projects and change with multiple stakeholders, particularly board / C level executives. Candidates from either practice and/or industry will be considered, however a credible track record and top tier employment history is essential.

The Role

  • Reporting directly to the board
  • Assess and evaluate current accounting systems across all lines of business
  • Develop recommendations and project for VAT/Tax implementation as per UAE/GCC policy requirements
  • Roll out project and implement new working systems and proactive
  • Follow up on execution of new systems and practices
  • Work closely with CFO, CEO, CIO, Head of Legal, and heads of each separate business unit
  • Clearly communicate and present project design, requirements, implementation, progress and execution to the board
  • Manage and educate team, stakeholders, and sponsors in internal rollout of projects & system changes
  • One year fixed term contract, with extension or permanent role potentially available based on performance

The Candidate

  • Qualified accountant, with in depth exposure in TAX/VAT
  • Experience in project and/or change management
  • Credible track record in large scale project management across multiple business entities
  • Able to present clearly and concisely to board of directors
  • Ability to manage team and stakeholders.
  • Experience working in UAE/GCC/MENA region
  • Must be based in, or willing to relocate to Dubai

Salary and Benefits

Very Competitive

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